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French Spaniel

Size: Medium

Weight: 44 - 55 lbs.

Height: 21" - 24"

Life Span: 12 - 14 years

Health Problems: Excellent health record. No known hereditary conditions.

Origin: France

Also Known As: Epangneul Fransais

Group: Sporting

Category: Companion Dog

Exercise Needs

The French Spaniel is an active breed that requires several long walks and play sessions per day.

Grooming Needs

Routine brushing and combing and occasional bathing is required for your French Spaniel.


The French Spaniel can be easily intimidated and will need gentle training. It is not a vocal breed and tends to function more like a Setter than a Spaniel. The French Spaniel is an active breed that interacts well with other animals.

Compatibility with Kids

Good with children.


The exact heritage of the French Spaniel is unknown, although it is reputed to have roots in the Barbary Coast or have Danish roots .

Pet Facts

This breed is related to the German Small Munsterlander and Dutch Partridge Dog. It is considered the most elegant of all the French Pointers.

Dog Food for Your French Spaniel

Puppy Select Formula Dog Food

Puppy Select Formula

Features our exclusive balance of nutrients for growing puppies.

Bag of Adult Select Formula

Adult Select Formula

Formulated for dogs of all ages, an excellent choice for multi-dog families.

Senior select formula food for older dogs

Senior Select Formula

Formulated for dogs 7 years and older.

Sensitive Solutions Skin & Stomach Support Counter

Sensitive Solutions Skin & Stomach Support

Features the SmartDefense™ System, with vitamins C & E.

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Lifestyle, Health and Nutrition

An active dog who gets plenty of exercise every day.

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